Episode 133 – The Doctor is Finn

This week, The Nerdstravaganza Podcast is proud to bring you an interview with Dr. Steve Finn! Dr. Finn is the creator of the popular game Biblios, and has had numerous games successfully funded on Kickstarter. Join us as we get to know all about the doctor, his latest projects, and his gaming philosophies.

Doctor Finn's Games

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Car Wars Classic
OverDrive
Eight-Minute Empire Legends
Art Basel
Tiny Epic Kingdoms
Schoolgirls Love Tentacles
Party of V
Destiny

The NEWStravaganza -
Predestination Trailer
Mark Hamil as The Trickster
PS4 Anniversary Edition on eBay
Jay Cute
Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange
The Pirate Bay goes down again

Show Notes -
Doctor Finn’s Games
Doctor Finn on Facebook
Doctor Finn on Twitter
Biblios Dice on Kickstarter
Buccaneer Bones
Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection

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Episode 132 – A New New Hope?

Chris, Kam, and Brian discuss the hottest nerd news of the day – the Episode VII teaser! Is it everything a lifelong fan could hope for, or has it left a little something to be desired? Listen in and find out what the Ganza Gang think!

Great, kid. Don't get cocky!

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever
A Game of Thrones: The Board Game
Sushi Go!
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
Game of Thrones: Iron from Ice
Biblios Dice

The NEWStravaganza –
Chwazi Finger Chooser
Medieval Liraries GPS
TableTop Season 3
Apple’s iCat
Rum & Bones

Show Notes -
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Official Teaser
John Boyega on Stormtrooper racism
John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood

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Episode 131 – One Turkey One

The Nerdstravaganza gang gets ready for the upcoming holidays by filling out their wishlists for Santa, comparing notes on gifts both given and received, and discussing their plans to survive the most dangerous of holidays – Black Friday!

Brains... brains...

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Mockingjay – Part 1
Big Hero 6
Chibi Pa: Suki Desu
LAE Cosplay Photography

Show Notes -
Small Business Saturday
MakerBot
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Second Edition Book Shop
The Great Catsby
Foxy Blox
Blood Sport: The Ultimate in Immersive Gaming
PS Vita Refunds

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Episode 130 – Kamelot Days

This week, The Nerdstravaganza Podcast gives you the chance to learn a little about our latest co-host – Kam! Gather ’round the ol’ campfire and listen in as Kam and Brian talk about what we can all look forward to from our latest addition.

Tis a silly place...

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Animate! Miami
Big Hero 6
The Adventure Game Store
Sheriff of Nottingham
Chibipa

Show Notes -
Marvel Comics Unlimited
Mockingjay Part 1
Battle of Five Armies Game
Iello
Fantasy Flight and Asmodee Merger
World’s Largest Robot
PSN Hacked?
Green Gas?
iPhone 6 Update’s Battery Woes

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Episode 129 – Weird, Weird Westerns

Tonight, Brian is joined by Christopher Robin Negelein – an up and coming author, as well as a fellow Floridian local to the Nerdstravaganza’s gaming scene. Christopher discusses what it’s like to be “a storyteller of far-out worlds, amazing wonders, and grand terrors” and leaves a little advice for anyone in the audience hoping to break into the publishing world.

Cristopher Robin Negelein - Small Town Nights

Our Guest -
Christopher Robin Negelein
The Writer’s Bright Cave
On Amazon.com

Show Notes -
China Miéville
Raymond E. Feist
Ursula K. Le Guin
Chuck Wendig
Chuck on Nerdstravaganza
Hugh Howey
World Con

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Episode 128 – Should You Play Final Fantasy XIV?

While the rest of the Ganza gang take some time off, Brian tackles a question he’s heard repeated often lately: What MMO should I play now that I’m finally bored with WoW? Brian shares his thoughts on FFXIV both as a part of the series and as a contender for your MMO time and money. So, if you’re looking for a new bad habit, should you check out A Realm Reborn? Listen in and find out!

FFXIV:ARR

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Mini Con
The Adventure Game Store

Show Notes -
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Soundtrack

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Episode 127 – Marvelween

The Ghosts of Ganza ponder frightfully exciting news from Marvel. Are the folks at DC cowering in fear in the face of Marvel’s trickery, or are they preparing a few cinematic treats of their own?

Superman's Scariest Foe

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Star Wars Rebels
Constantine
Halloween Comic Fest
The Adventure Game Store
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Xenoblade Chronicles
WWE’s Hell in a Cell
Pebble Watch
Pixel Miner
Disneyland
Disneyworld
Relic Knights

Show Notes -
Marvel Cinematic Universe – Phase 3
Green Lantern
Batman Forever
Batman and Robin
Catwoman
X-Men Movies
Spider-Man
Super Man 5: Fallout Boy

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Last Born #1

Last Born #1

Last Born may start off as a story about a catatonic father and a daughter trying to escape the boring life of a 1960s housewife, but it quickly jumps tracks to an interesting take on the human race struggling to survive the impending death of planet Earth.

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Episode 126 – PC Master Racists?

Pull up a comfy chair and settle in as the NerdCast crew tackle the age old debate about PC gaming being better than console gaming and the vehemence on each side of the issue. Are games just better on computers? Is it worth the price tag? And why do PC gamers feel so strongly about it?

Glorious PC Gaming Master Race

Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Seej
Tate’s Out of This World Sale
Injustice: Gods Among Us
The Cards of Cthulhu
Retro Arcade Night by Arcade Game Sales
Hi-sCool! Seha Girls

Show Notes -
New Egg
MOBAs and Warcraft III
EA’s Origin
Green Man Gaming
Good Old Games
The Phantom
The Panasonic Q

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ghostbusters #1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ghostbusters #1

One of Don’s latest inventions goes haywire and the Turtles end up in The Ghostbusters’ version of New York City, oh, and they bring along an immortal evil who has been locked between worlds for hundreds of years. It’s got everything you need for a great, fun ride.

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